endangered

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Why the ‘Selfie of the Year’ Might Do Wonders for Endangered Gorillas

The latest selfie breaking the internet is garnering great support for an anti-poaching group in Congo.
Shamani Joshi
4.23.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Komodo Island Is Closing Because People Keep Stealing Its Dragons

Tourists will be banned from visiting the Indonesian island as of January 2020.
Gavin Butler
4.3.19
national parks

Joshua Tree National Park Could Take ‘200 to 300 Years’ to Recover From the Government Shutdown

The extent of the damages are still unknown.
Sarah Emerson
1.29.19
endangered species

This endangered turtle is so punk, it breathes through its butt

Punk’s not dead. It’s just endangered.
Alex Lubben
4.13.18
cryptozoology

'Yeti Bones' Were Actually Just Bears, DNA Analysis Shows

It's the most rigorous analysis to date of Yeti samples, the researchers say.
Kate Lunau
11.29.17
microsoft

Scientists Teamed Up With Microsoft to Make Wolverine-Luring Skunk Bombs

Wolverines may be critically threatened in the American Northwest.
Niki Wilson
12.25.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Guys, Giraffes Are Slowly Going Extinct

Giraffes are making their way toward silent extinction, a new report shows.
Jo Rosenthal
12.8.16
NEW ZEALAND

Apparently, New Zealand's Ice Age Was a Great Time For Kiwi

The secrets of New Zealand's ice age have been hiding in kiwi DNA.
Sarah Emerson
8.31.16
WOLVES

The Red Wolf Is Mostly Coyote

Why that matters for wolf conservation, and the management of wild hybrid species in general.
Becky Ferreira
7.27.16
climate change

Is There Really Such Thing as a ‘Safe’ Limit for Biodiversity Loss?

Biodiversity may be below ‘safe’ levels on 58 percent of the Earth.
Kate Lunau
7.15.16
africa

I Accidentally Ate the World's Most Illegally Trafficked Animal

If you’re in the market for a truly awful meal sprinkled with guilt and served with a side of sizzling bad karma, as I unfortunately experienced, then pangolin meat is for you. See you in hell.
Anna Hirtenstein
1.31.16
News

Why the Chinese Market For Commercially Bred Tiger Parts May Only Get Bigger

The demand for products like tiger bone wine and pickled bear claws is fuelling a horrific—and likely soon-to-be legal—industry.
Melissa Cronin
1.31.16
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